Donaldsons Vets – The Movie!

    As vets, we often find ourselves at the non-glamorous end of an ill animal. When leaving for work every morning, I always make sure that I have a complete change of clothes with me in the car because you can never be sure what sort of state you will get...

Kennel Cough!

With the summer holidays well in progress, many people will be taking their dog to the kennels for his annual stay. Every year at this time, as the kennelled dog population increases, the number of cases of kennel cough we see each day rises predictably. Kennel cough...

Minimally Invasive Diagnostics

“Minimally Invasive Diagnostics” is the term given to investigation of a disease without having to resort to surgery. It is useful in all patients to avoid invasive surgical techniques and it is especially important in very young, very old or very ill patients. It is...

Practice Standards Inspection!!

  I wrote a couple of weeks ago about preparations for the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons’ Practice Standards Scheme Inspection. This is a voluntary scheme of accreditation which Veterinary Practices can choose to enrol on. It gives members of the public...